On the Market: Another Great Stone Church

Photo: Rachel Hildebrandt

Hope Presbyterian Church,  located at 33rd and Wharton Streets in Grays Ferry, is for sale. Both the church (1887) and the school (1895) buildings are listed for a sum of $1,000,000 with Eichler and Moffly Realtors.

According to the listing, the building has undergone extensive improvements in recent years and currently houses a Head Start Program.

About the author

Rachel Hildebrandt, a graduate of PennDesign, is a native Philadelphian who is passionate about the changing city she inhabits. Before beginning her graduate studies in historic preservation with a focus on policy, Rachel obtained a B.A. in Psychology from Chestnut Hill College and co-authored two books, The Philadelphia Area Architecture of Horace Trumbauer (2009) and Oak Lane, Olney, and Logan (2011). She currently works as a senior program manager at Partners for Sacred Places.



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